7. Preparation of Polymer Brushes Using “Grafting-From” Techniques

  1. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knoll2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Rigoberto C. Advincula3
  1. Zhiyi Bao,
  2. Ying Zheng,
  3. Gregory L. Baker and
  4. Merlin L. Bruening

Published Online: 7 JUN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527638482.ch7

Functional Polymer Films: 2 Volume Set

Functional Polymer Films: 2 Volume Set

How to Cite

Bao, Z., Zheng, Y., Baker, G. L. and Bruening, M. L. (2011) Preparation of Polymer Brushes Using “Grafting-From” Techniques, in Functional Polymer Films: 2 Volume Set (eds W. Knoll and R. C. Advincula), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527638482.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Donau-City-Straße 1, 1220 Vienna, Austria

  2. 3

    University of Houston, Department of Chemistry, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 136 Fleming Bldg., Houston, TX 77204-5003, USA

Author Information

  1. Michigan State University Department of Chemistry East Lansing, MI 48824, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUN 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527321902

Online ISBN: 9783527638482

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Keywords:

  • polymer brushes;
  • grafting from techniques;
  • free-radical polymerization;
  • cationic polymerizations;
  • anionic polymerizations;
  • ring-opening polymerization;
  • nitroxide-mediated polymerization;
  • atom-transfer radical polymerization;
  • membrane adsorbers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Polymer Brushes and Their Formation

  • Methods for Synthesis of Polymer Brushes

  • Surface-Initiated ATRP

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgment

  • References